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Tenerife News & Information

Crime/Incidents Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Jail for man, 83, who killed violent burglar

A HOMEOWNER in his 80s who shot a burglar to stop him attacking his wife has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, but the prosecution plans to appeal. Jacinto Siverio (pictured right), who was 80 at the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Tenerife inferno threatens Teide National Park

VIOLENT blaze in southern Tenerife close to Teide National Park has already wiped out 544 acres and is still raging. As yet, nobody has been evacuated as the nearest towns, Vilaflor and Granadilla de Abona, are five...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Apr 2, 2018

Belfast boy's hit-and-run killers caught in Tenerife

TWO men havve been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run death of a British boy in the Los Cristianos area of Adeje, Tenerife on Thursday. Nine-year-old Carter Carson was on holiday with his family, who live in...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Mar 17, 2018

'Racist' passenger, 70, removed from aircraft by police

A PENSIONER has been removed from an aircraft for 'persistent racist comments' directed at a flight attendant, according to the Guardia Civil. The Binter flight from Palma de Mallorca to Tenerife North had not...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Tenerife South airport 'urgently' needs new terminal

TENERIFE South airport needs a new terminal this year if it is going to be able to cope with any increase in holidaymaker numbers, the Canary Island regional government says. Its infrastructure and transport deputy...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Dec 7, 2017

Tenerife National Police deputy chief shot dead in his...

A NATIONAL Police sub-chief in Tenerife has been found shot dead in his office with what appears to be a gun used in the force. José Miguel Camejo, 58, had served in the Basque Country and Navarra during the years the...

Transport Sun, Nov 5, 2017

Elderly pedestrian safety focus in Tenerife

TRAFFIC authorities are working closely with Tenerife's island government to try to prevent elderly pedestrians from being run over through a joint campaign aimed at protecting walkers most at risk. The taskforce...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Kamikaze driver causes fatal head-on collision in Tenerife

Two men have died in a head-on collision on the TF-1 in Tenerife after one of them, a Frenchman, drove the wrong way down the motorway. The accident happened at 05.04 hours on June 21st at km 37 of the motorway, close...